Biography, Memoirs & Letters

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The Films of Denys Arcand

Rutgers University Press

Denys Arcand has been making films in Quebec for nearly sixty years.The Films of Denys Arcand illuminates his films in the context of the massive changes in Quebec society during that period. It explores the work of a major director who has achieved international success and some key issues in film studies and Canadian studies.

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Stone Motel

Memoirs of a Cajun Boy

University Press of Mississippi

Dispatches from the childhood of a Louisiana son raised in a roadside motel.

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XOXY

A Memoir (Intersex Woman, Mother, Activist)

Island Press, Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This provocative and life-affirming memoir, by one of the world's foremost intersex activists, charts the author's journey from discovering she is intersex through to self-acceptance and becoming an international human rights defender, and the impact this has had on her personal and family life.

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The Shoe Boy

A Trapline Memoir

UBC Press, Purich Books

The Shoe Boy is an evocative exploration of Indigenous identity and connection to the land, expressed in guise of a unique coming-of-age memoir set on a trapline in northern Quebec.

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The Last Days of Sylvia Plath

University Press of Mississippi

A new, vivid account of the final months of the esteemed writer’s life.

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Finding Home in the Bitterroots

Oregon State University Press

The story of one woman’s journey into the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness of Idaho and Montana to investigate the disappearance of her friend and discover the truth about her family.

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